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Technician I - Accelerator Operator

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Argonne National Laboratory
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Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Technician I \- Accelerator Operator

Requisition Number: 407199 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Technical Support Division: ASD\-Accelerator Systems Division

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 \- 5:00

Level \(Grade\): 119050 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

Under close supervision assist with the operation of accelerator systems\. Assist in diagnosing and fixing simple problems affecting accelerator performance\. Maintain on\-shift logs documenting performance and unusual behavior of equipment\. Maintain knowledge and awareness of operating conditions, procedures, and policies\.

+ Must have a high school diploma\.
+ Some experience in building/operating equipment, or computer software/hardware experience is desired but not required\.
+ Some understanding of, or ability to acquire understanding of, basic physical principles underlying operation of particle accelerators is required\.
+ Must have demonstrated computer literacy and be able to start using accelerator control system in a matter of 4 to 8 weeks\.
+ Some working knowledge of the design and operation of one of the major accelerator subsystems or direct experience in the operation of accelerators is desirable, but not required\.
+ Good communication skills, initiative, and motivation to learn are highly desirable\.
+ Some understanding of and experience with electrical and mechanical systems is desirable but not required\.
+ Typing proficiency desired\.
+ It is expected that in 6\-7 months the operator will become fully qualified on the linear accelerator\.
+ Rotating shifts required in support of 24/7 operation\.
+ Some extended hours may be required to meet facility schedule and programmatic requirements\.

This job description documents the general nature of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbent\. Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned\.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation\. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment\. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law\.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486\.1\. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne’s Legal Department\.

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